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A Heart That Sings

A Heart That Sings

Written by on February 14, 2013 in Health, Love & Family, Organ Donation with 0 Comments

On this Valentine’s Day, remember why you fell in love, and think about what you can do to stay there. But, it’s important to keep your heart happy too, both you and your loved one, and your family. And sometimes that takes professional help. Here is a poem for those who are having or facing […]

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Winter Deep at White White Dawn: A Poem to Celebrate Snow

Winter Deep at White White Dawn: A Poem to Celebrate Snow

Written by on February 8, 2013 in Seasons with 0 Comments

  Congratulations to Boston, New York City, and the rest of New England! You survived, though not without difficulties in many places, and the clean up goes on. And hurricane Sandy sufferers have endured more hardship, sadly. Let’s hope they get the help they need soon. Safety first.  And be grateful to all your snowplowers, […]

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The Chicago Marathon Is Here

The Chicago Marathon Is Here

Written by on September 24, 2012 in Family & Children & Thoughts on Things, Sports with 0 Comments

To the first time marathoners . . . For those who are running their first marathon, there is nothing else like it . . . well, almost nothing. You’ve trained for it: hours of running, miles on roads and trails, aerobic training, cross-training, eating correctly. You’ve done 3 miles and 6 miles and 12 miles and 18 […]

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That You Remember Me: An Alzheimer’s Poem

That You Remember Me: An Alzheimer’s Poem

Written by on September 15, 2012 in Love & Family with 0 Comments

It is World Alzheimer’s Month. Donate to Alzheimer’s Research. http://www.alzfdn.org/     Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia are frightening and devastating diagnoses for victims and their families.  How frightening it must be to know that the mind is failing.  I think the worst thing would be that, as the victim recognizes that he or she is having […]

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The Silence and the Darkness  September 11, 2001

The Silence and the Darkness September 11, 2001

Written by on September 11, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

  Today I am reprinting “The Silence and the Darkness” which ran last year on this date.  This poem reminds us of the events of September 11, 2001.  Let us always remember those who were killed or injured; those firemen and policemen and ambulance personnel and health care professionals who responded so heroically; those whose family […]

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Back to School!

Back to School!

“For You, Our Child” This is for all the students who are returning to school, and their parents. I hope you like it!     You are the child of our love and the vision in our dreams. You are curious, strong and beautiful, and filled with such potential. We long to see you when […]

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Wimbledon! A Blessing for the Tennis Player:  A Tennis Poem

Wimbledon! A Blessing for the Tennis Player: A Tennis Poem

Written by on July 6, 2012 in Sports with 0 Comments

  Serena Williams v. Agnieszka Radwanska in the Ladies’ Final. Roger Federer v.  Andy Murray in the Gentlemens’ Final.  Should be great matches!  A tennis poem.   A Blessing for a Tennis Player   May the net always be friendly. /a> May your serve always be true. May your strokes always be quicker than the shots hit […]

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It’s Time to Be Americans!

It’s Time to Be Americans!

Written by on July 3, 2012 in Politics, Special Occasions with 0 Comments

Happy Birthday, America! This poem was written several years ago, after the 2008 financial meltdown.  Some, with the means to do so, almost took down the financial house of the USA, and even much of the rest of the world. There are many theories about how it happened: greed; lack of governmental oversight; lack of self-discipline; […]

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Your Guiding Star: A Graduation Poem

Your Guiding Star: A Graduation Poem

         Today I am running “Your Guiding Star,” another graduation poem to honor       2012 high school and college grads.  Congratulations, Graduates! You are burdened with the likelihood of overwhelming student loan debt, and you are inheriting a world far more complicated, selfish, angry and economically and politically divided than ever.  Fix it, please!  […]

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It’s Graduation Season! Here’s one for your graduate!

It’s Graduation Season! Here’s one for your graduate!

A gift your graduate will long remember!  With his or her photo in it! The piece shown below is printed.  Insert your graduate’s photo in the opening.  If you want, we can even put his or her name in it, though only on an etched piece. This will require a special order, as we need the name […]

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